Running Scared - Rarities Unlimited, Bk 2 - Audio Cassette - Abridged Author:Elizabeth Lowell, Maria Tucci (Narrator) In the scorching heat of the Southwestern desert, a frightened old man knows his time is quickly running out... as the lethal secret he protects can be hidden no longer. — Risa Sheridan knows everything there is to know about gold -- its history, its secrets, its allure, its perils. Her boss, Shane Tannahill, is addicted to the stuff, havin... more »g already made the precious metal the theme of his ultra-successful Las Vegas gambling establishment, the Golden Fleece. Now an ancient Celtic piece is being offered to Shane for his collection, and the casino owner is hooked. But though she shares Shane's enthusiasm, Risa is wary -- because something about this particular artifact is troubling; something about it says "stay away."
It is a voice that should be heeded but is not. And the artifact is placing them at the center of an insidious plot in the mad whirl and blinding glitter of Las Vegas.
Great novel of mystery and intrigue in the glamorous and sometimes dark world of Las Vegas casinos and sacred treasure found in the Arizona desert traced back to England after world war II. A good read.